- B.S., History, Truman State University
M.A., Ethics, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
- Andrew Lewis is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Government, with fields in American Politics and Justice, Law, and Society. He is currently working on his dissertation "The Southern Baptist Church-State 'Culture War': The Internal Politics of Denominational Advocacy" which looks at how intra-group conflict and the external political environment can alter political advocacy and effect the representation of interest groups. The dissertation specifically analyzes the mechanisms which altered the church-state advocacy of the Southern Baptist Convention. He also has recent publications in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion and the Journal of Criminal Justice.
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Andrew’s research interests include religion and politics, constitutional politics, constitutional law, representation, and interest groups.
Andrew R. Lewis and Dana Huyser de Bernardo. 2010. "Belonging without Belonging: Utilizing Evangelical Self-Identification to Analyze Political Attitudes and Preferences." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49(1):112-26.
Kevin H. Wozniak and Andrew R. Lewis. 2010. "Reexamining the Effects of Christian Denominational Affiliation on Death Penalty Support." Journal of Criminal Justice 38(5):1082-89.